By Franklin J. Franco

Blacks, Mulattos, and the Dominican Nation is the 1st English translation of the vintage textual content Los negros, los mulatos y los angeles nación dominicana by means of esteemed Dominican student Franklin J. Franco. released in 1969, this e-book was once the 1st systematic paintings at the function of Afro-descendants in Dominican society, the 1st society of the trendy Americas the place a Black-Mulatto inhabitants majority constructed in the course of the sixteenth century. Franco’s paintings, a foundational textual content for Dominican ethnic reviews, constituted a paradigm shift, breaking with the distortions of conventional histories that concerned with the colonial elite to put Afro-descendants, slavery, and race relatives on the middle of Dominican heritage.


This translation features a new creation by way of Silvio Torres-Saillant (Syracuse college) which contextualizes Franco's paintings, explaining the milieu during which he used to be writing, and bringing the historiography of race, slavery, and the Dominican Republic as much as the current. Making this pioneering paintings obtainable to an English-speaking viewers for the 1st time, this can be a must-have for somebody drawn to the lasting results of African slavery at the Dominican inhabitants and Caribbean societies.

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